The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and the benefits they have to offer. Dentures replace missing teeth... read more »

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are fighting cancer or dental problems, catching problems in their early... read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing tooth’s chewing action. Over time,... read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have living cells it can’t grow... read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account your family history. We will... read more »

Superior Oral Health: Oral Health Care

Are you implementing oral health basics into your lifestyle to ensure that your mouth can function properly? Are you taking the time to look for new options to improve your oral hygiene care and your lifestyle to ensure your teeth and gums can remain strong for the remainder of your life? If you have not already done so, consider the... read more »

Know Your Harmful Foods to Protect Your Teeth

Are you interested in protecting your teeth? Do you know the harmful foods that can damage your teeth? The good news is we may have the answers you are looking for! There are many foods that bring harm or can potentially damage your teeth, which can lead to cavities and gum disease. Our dentist, Dr. John Theriot, is dedicated to... read more »

A Small Cavity Might Need a Filling

If you sometimes struggle to maintain good oral hygiene practices, the excess bacterial deposits in your mouth can lead to a chronic build up of plaque in your mouth. In time the persistent oral acidity can gradually start to demineralize your tooth enamel causing a cavity to develop on one of your teeth. Early signs that tooth decay has started... read more »

The Basics: Mouth Jewelry

Mouth jewelry may be a trendy fashion addition, but there are several health risks involved. With lip and tongue rings, you could be putting your smile at an increased risk of several forms of dental damage and give various tooth hazards a chance to occur. To protect your smile, you should be aware of mouth jewelry risks that could put... read more »

Dental Checkups: The Facts You Should Know

If you are interested in knowing all about dental checkups, then you have come to the right blog. Today, our dentist, Dr. John Theriot, is happy to share some facts about dental checkups, which are vital for a top-notch oral health and smile. The more you know, the better chance you will make your checkups a priority. The facts he... read more »